Steve Wynn is one step closer to having his Everett, Massachusetts casino at last (Image: ABC News)
The long and winding road that leads to an Everett casino for Steve Wynn is getting nearer to the finish line: the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s madly demanding investigative bureau has finally offered the go-ahead from a suitability viewpoint for the casino mogul to open his first-ever Bay State property.
Cleared for Takeoff
The recommendation was made early last week during a commission conference, and followed a four-member sign-off on a revised deal for the prepared casino a few days early in the day.
Needless to say, Steve Wynn has to be breathing a sigh of relief. With his typical colorful and cut-to-the-chase wording, he summed up his feelings on having made it this far and being this near to the end of the regulatory hurdles entirely.
‘ This will be a investment that is big us here in Boston,’ Wynn noted. ‘This isn’t box of slots. This is a ‘wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am’ fancy hotel.’
Needless to say, there is no free meal with this commission; a group that has turned out to be finicky to a degree that has driven a lot of the proposed casinos’ professionals to distraction. To that end, the Commission’s Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement remains demanding that some conditions be met, such as for example showing the outfit that Wynn’s interactions in his Macau gambling enterprises fall suitably with (más…)